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"Es importante que" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's important that", and "subjuntivo" is a noun which is often translated as "subjunctive". Learn more about the difference between "es importante que" and "subjuntivo" below.
es importante que(
ehs
 
eem
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pohr
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tahn
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teh
 
keh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. it's important that
Es importante que el dispositivo electrónico no se moje, ya que dejaría de funcionar.It's important that the electronic device doesn't get wet, since it'd stop working.
b. it is important that
A fin de que una democracia sea estable, es importante que exista un diálogo entre las distintas facciones.In order for a democracy to be stable, it is important that there is a dialog between the different factions.
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subjuntivo(
soob
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hoon
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tee
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boh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (grammar)
a. subjunctive
El subjuntivo es una forma verbal que les cuesta mucho entender a los extranjeros.The subjunctive is a verbal form that foreigners find very difficult to understand.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. subjunctive
Recién cuando empecé a estudiar idiomas extranjeros me enteré de la existencia del modo subjuntivo.I only learned of the existence of the subjunctive mood when I began to study foreign languages.
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